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'World Racing 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Race Centre Mode - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2005 @ 3:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive today announced a fifth 3D scenario to be included in the upcoming racing game World Racing 2. The 'Race Centre' will add track atmosphere to the game and offers 11 different race tracks, a high-speed course with high banked curves, a classic oval track plus an off-road track and two rally courses. Read more for details and screens ...

'Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2005 @ 2:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Created by Texas-based Gearbox Software, Brothers in Arms is the most realistic and authentic WWII shooter ever. While other WWII games have sugarcoated the war experience, Brothers in Arms is based on a true story and will immerse gamers into the gritty, uncensored and emotionally-charged side of war. Read more for new screens showing off the "suppression fire," or check the ingame trailer ...

'Age of Pirates' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2005 @ 2:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Akella is making yet another pirate game, after Sea Dogs and Pirates of the Caribbean, it is now time for the Age of Pirates. Known in Russia under Corsairs 2, this AoP will be distriuted under that name in Europe and North America. No details or planned release date are known yet, but at least there are some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2005 @ 2:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Thief: Deadly Shadows' - Game Editor Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2005 @ 7:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

ION Storm has released the editor for stealth/action game Thief: Deadly Shadows. This editor allows you to create and modify maps, scripts, conversations etc., and comes with several tutorial maps (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Total Extreme Wrestling 2005' Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2005 @ 7:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Grey Dog Software today announced Total Extreme Wrestling 2005, a sequel to the critically acclaimed TEW 2004. Total Extreme Wrestling 2005 is scheduled to be available for digital download exclusively through Grey Dog Software for U.S $34.95 in summer 2005.

'Deep Sea Tycoon 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2005 @ 7:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The new adventure begins deep beneath the ocean waves! Sea life thrives as players are given the opportunity to create an underwater paradise of dreams. Swim with the whales, ride the turtles, play with the dolphins and feed the manatees. With so much to do and see, players can literally lose themselves to the hypnotic sounds and dazzling lights in a world of humour and mouth-watering animation! Read more for details and screens ...

Future 'Half-Life 2' Steamy Updates #3 - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2005 @ 6:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tomorrow Valve will release the promised update to Counter-Strike: Source. Along with a new hostage rescue map Valve's been working on (cs_compound), Turtle Rock Studios has been working on getting de_train converted over to CS:S. Along with the two new maps, there are a number of fixes to the bots in Counter-Strike, an enhancement to the radar to display your current location in the map, and a fix for Half-Life 2: Deathmatch where players are disguising themselves as headcrabs, filing cabinets, and other invalid models.

'C&C Generals: Zero Hour' - v1.03 Patch Coming Soon

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2005 @ 6:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA announced today that in February 28 it will release a new v1.03 patch for its latest C&C title, C&C Generals: Zero Hour. This update will will fix several technical problems and cheats and "will dynamically change the balance of the game based upon the combined deep analysis and feedback from these avid fans. Intelligence also reports that the recently released ACETON-Balancing-Modification, developed exclusively by gamers and known extremely well within the community, helped to underline the core design of the patch." Of course we will have the patch available on our fileserver network when its released.

Various Game Trailers #444

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2005 @ 2:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • The Matrix Online - Trailer (4)
  • Splinter Cell Chaos Theory - Trailer #9
  • Rayman NDS - Trailer
  • Silent Hunter 3 - Navigation Tutorial
  • Project Snowblind - Trailer #9